RBNZ Planning to Bring Back High LVR Mortgage Rules As High Risk...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is planning to bring back loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions for mortgages earlier than expected to curb swift growth in higher-risk investor lending.

In a statement Wedne...

11 Nov 2020, 09:07 AM
Analysis: RBNZ Likely to Launch Funding Program But Some Rate Cut...

By Sophia Rodrigues

(A preview on the options and possibilities at the RBNZ monetary policy decision on Wednesday. Please email me if you would like a copy)

10 Nov 2020, 01:10 PM
RBNZ Reviewing Reserves Portfolio As Part Of Emissions Reduction...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is reviewing its reserves portfolio as part of a plan to reduce its carbon emissions, Governor Adrian Orr said Wednesday.

Orr made the comments in a speech at the Pacific Ocea...

28 Oct 2020, 03:55 PM
Analysis: RBNZ May Cut OCR Earlier Than Previously Signalled

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand left the official cash rate unchanged at 0.25% Wednesday but might have signalled the rate could be lowered earlier than previously signalled.

At the Monetary Policy Revi...

24 Jun 2020, 03:04 PM
RBNZ Maintains OCR Guidance But Expands Asset Purchases

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand left the official cash rate unchanged at 0.25% and said it is prepared to reduce it further but not before early 2021.

“The Committee reaffirmed its forward guidance tha...

13 May 2020, 12:39 PM
RBNZ Removes LVR Restrictions to Support Mortgage Deferral Scheme...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has removed the loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions for mortgages to ensure they would not be an impediment in the implementation of the mortgage deferral scheme, for both borrowers...

30 Apr 2020, 03:18 PM